• Family Ties and Socio-Economic Outcomes in High vs. Low Income Countries 

      Daniele, Gianmarco; Geys, Benny (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016)
      Alesina and Giuliano (J. Econ. Growth, 15(2), 2010) illustrate that strong family ties lead to lower geographical mobility and reduced labor force participation of young and female individuals. We extend their analysis by ...
    • Interpersonal trust and welfare state support 

      Daniele, Gianmarco; Geys, Benny (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      The economic importance of the welfare state has increased strongly over time, which has generated a vast academic literature studying the determinants of (preferences towards) redistribution. This article argues that ...
    • Organized Crime, Institutions and Political Quality: Empirical Evidence from Italian Municipalities 

      Daniele, Gianmarco; Geys, Benny (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      This article assesses how legal institutions affect the influence of politically active criminal organisations on the human capital of elected politicians using data from over 1,500 Southern Italian municipalities in the ...
    • Public support for European fiscal integration in times of crisis 

      Daniele, Gianmarco; Geys, Benny (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      The current economic crisis has triggered fierce debates among policy-makers and the media across and within European countries about the need for a closer European Fiscal Union. Using a novel dataset derived from the ...
    • Public Support for European Fiscal Integration in Times of Crisis 

      Daniele, Gianmarco; Geys, Benny (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015)
      The current economic crisis has triggered fierce debates among policy-makers and the media across and within European countries about the need for a closer European Fiscal Union. Using a novel dataset derived from the ...